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There are 5 ways to get from Halifax to Sandy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Peterborough  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Sandy

£36 - £171

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Bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

£11 - £16

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Bedford

£77 - £122

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Halifax to Sandy 155.7 miles

£23 - £35

Train, fly  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Sandy

£90 - £214

Halifax to Sandy by train

The train journey time between Halifax and Sandy is around 3h 27m and covers a distance of around 159 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 50m. Services are operated by Northern Rail, LNER and Thameslink. Typically 72 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 27m
Fastest train time:
2h 50m
Train distance:
159 miles
Trains per week:
72
Cheapest price:
£36
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:11
Last train departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Halifax to Sandy train schedules

Halifax → Sandy
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The most affordable way to get from Halifax to Sandy is to bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 6h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Sandy is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Halifax to Sandy. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at Girtford, Banks Drive via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Bedford, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Halifax to Sandy. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at Sandy via Leeds and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Halifax and Sandy is 128 miles. The road distance is 155.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Sandy without a car is to train via Peterborough which takes 3h 35m and costs £35 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Halifax to Sandy, including transfers.

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Halifax to Sandy bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Halifax station.

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Halifax to Sandy train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Halifax station.

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The best way to get from Halifax to Sandy is to train via Peterborough which takes 3h 35m and costs £35 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 6h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Sandy.
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  • Distance: 128.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Halifax, England and Sandy, England?

You can take a train from Halifax to Sandy via Leeds and Peterborough in around 3h 35m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Halifax to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £10 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Halifax to Leeds
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £13
Train from Halifax to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £22
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £140
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £140
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Sandy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £19
Train from Finsbury Park to Sandy
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £23
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£19 - £23
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Bedford
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£60 - £90
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£70 - £110
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Halifax to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Halifax to Sandy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Halifax to Sandy train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Sandy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halifax to Sandy is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Halifax to Sandy.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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